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Health & Fitness

National liver transplant proposal gets thumbs down in region

A proposal that would change the way donor livers are allocated drew sharp opposition from doctors and others in a six-state region that encompasses Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and Iowa. “I think this policy proposal is seriously flawed,” one St. Louis surgeon said of the changes proposed by the United Network for Organ Sharing.

Business

St. Luke’s enters the micro hospital business

St. Luke’s Health System will operate a mini hospital in Overland Park and plans for more in the Kansas City area. Although the intended operator has not been announced yet, plans for two other tiny hospitals in Roeland Park and Leawood have been submitted by the same developer.

Kids & Money

Legal insurance can help get your kids out of a jam

In the past several years, companies like Arag, U.S. Legal Services and others have marketed legal insurance plans that are offered as part of employer-sponsored benefit plans or sold directly to consumers. Parents can purchase coverage for a range of legal matters ranging from traffic violations and apartment leases to more serious problems such as theft and personal injury claims.

Videos

The story behind Andy Warhol's painting of Marion Bloch

Henry Bloch, co-founder of H&R Block, recounts how Andy Warhol met Bloch's wife, Marion, at a New York hotel, snapped a few pictures and then created the portrait that hangs in the Bloch house in Mission Hills.
Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
The story behind Andy Warhol's painting of Marion Bloch 4:26

The story behind Andy Warhol's painting of Marion Bloch

Kansas City marks the centennial of Ewing M. Kauffman's birth 2:02

Kansas City marks the centennial of Ewing M. Kauffman's birth

A dog groomer’s journey through homelessness, hardship and tragedy 13:07

A dog groomer’s journey through homelessness, hardship and tragedy

What now for ITT students left hanging? 1:23

What now for ITT students left hanging?